Opening Weekend: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Brings In $145 Million

It’s officially summer movie season!

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has grossed $145 Million domestically after its first weekend, with the film totalling $427.6 Million worldwide already.

The first Guardians brought in roughly $93 Million in its first domestic weekend, which means the sequel brought in over 50 percent more.

Have you contributed go Guardians‘ box office success? If so, what did you think of the movie? And if not, check out some of Monkeys Fighting Robots‘ reviews: Dewey’s, Will’s, Kieran’s, and Anthony’s.

“Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.”

GotG Vol. 2 stars Chris Pratt as Star-Lord/Peter Quill, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Kurt Russel as Ego The  Living Planet, Karen Gillian as Nebula, Dave Bautista as Drax, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, and Sylvester Stallone in a currently unknown role. The film is directed by James Gunn.

Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
Monkeys Fighting Robots Assistant Editor-in-Chief. Along with my work here, I'm a staff writer for Enthusiast Gaming. I have a passion for entertainment media. Follow me on Twitter to talk all things pop culture!